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Western Community College (WCC) partnered with Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia to provide 30+ government funded free training programs in various streams since year 2020. 

Government Funded

Health Care Assistant Program

Career Opportunities & Benefits

Work in:

  • Hospital wards
  • Extended Care Facilities
  • Group Homes
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Home Support Agencies

Earn up to $26.50 as a Health Care Assistant

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participants must be at least 15 years old
  • Impacted by COVID
  • Must have a SIN (Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Protected Person with authorization to work)
  • Must reside in BC
  • Unemployed, Precariously Employed (casual, seasonal or part-time)
  • Permanent full-time employed participants are NOT eligible
  • Proof of English langauge proficiency through Grade 10 English or equivalent

To apply, please contact:
info©westerncommunitycollege.ca or 604-594-3500

Career Opportunities & Benefits

Work in:

  • Office Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Office Secretary
  • Accounting Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Tax Clerk
  • Income Tax Return Consultant

Earn up to $26.50 as a Health Care Assistant

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participants must be at least 15 years old
  • Impacted by COVID
  • Must have a SIN (Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Protected Person with authorization to work)
  • Must reside in BC
  • Unemployed, Precariously Employed (casual, seasonal or part-time)
  • Permanent full-time employed participants are NOT eligible
  • Proof of English language proficiency through Grade 10 English or equivalent or College English Language Placement Test (60%)

To apply, please contact:
info©westerncommunitycollege.ca or 604-594-3500

Government Funded

Bookkeeping Office Administration Certification

Government Funded

Warehouse and Logistics Fundamentals

Career Opportunities & Benefits

  • Classes Monday-Friday 4:30PM-7:30PM
  • 100% FREE Program 
  • FREE Laptop Upon Sign Up
  • $500 Completion Bonus 
  • receive the following Certificates:
    WHMIS, Personal Protective Equipment, Pandemic Awareness, Emergency First Aid, Fall Protection / Ladder Safety, Forklift, Confined Spaces

Eligibility Requirements

  • Unemployed or precariously-employed (casual, season, part-time)
  • Resident of BC
  • Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person with authorization to work
  • Grade 10 (Including English 10 and Math 10) or
  • Mature student (19+) & successful completion of English Language & Math Proficiency Assessment Test

To apply, please contact:
info©westerncommunitycollege.ca or 604-594-3500

Career Opportunities & Benefits

  • Classes start October 18
  • Receive a FREE laptop upon signing up 
  • Receive $500 as a PROGRAM COMPLETION bonus
  • 100% FREE government-funded program.
  • 100% market-focused education

Eligibility Requirements

  • Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person with authorization to work in Canada
  • Currently living in BC
  • Unemployed or Precariously Employed
  • An individual between the page of 15 and 29
  • Completion of college or Proof of English Language Proficiency (ELPAT)

To apply, please contact:
info©westerncommunitycollege.ca or 604-594-3500

Government Funded

Youth Digital Entrepreneurship Program

Government Funded

Community Support Worker Diploma

Career Opportunities & Benefits

  • Child & Youth Programs
  • Non Profit Organizations
  • Victim Centers
  • Community Living
  • After School Programs

Earn up to $29.00/hr

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participants must be at least 15 years old
  • Impacted by COVID
  • Must have a SIN (Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Protected Person with authorization to work)
  • Must reside in BC
  • Unemployed, Precariously Employed (casual, seasonal or part-time)
  • Permanent full-time employed participants are NOT eligible
  • Proof of English langauge proficiency through Grade 10 English or equivalent or College English Language Placement Test (60%)

To apply, please contact:
info©westerncommunitycollege.ca or 604-594-3500

Career Opportunities & Benefits

Work as:

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Technician
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Network Support Analyst

Earn up to $49.00 /HR as a Computer Network Technician

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participants must be at least 15 years old
  • Impacted by COVID
  • Must have a SIN (Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Protected Person with authorization to work)
  • Must reside in BC
  • Unemployed, Precariously Employed (casual, seasonal or part-time)
  • Permanent full-time employed participants are NOT eligible
  • Proof of English language proficiency through Grade12 English or equivalent and College math assessment

To apply, please contact:
info©westerncommunitycollege.ca or 604-594-3500

Government Funded

Certified IT Technician Program

Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Surrey, BC

Unit 201 8318 120 St
Surrey, BC V3W 3N4

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Take a tour inside WCC and explore our classrooms, labs and student spaces to get a feel for life on campus. At Western Community College, we believe in an affordable, high-quality education that gives you the opportunity to thrive. We have a 97% grad employment rate.

Abbotsford, BC

Unit 201, 3670 Townline Rd
Abbotsford, BC V2T 5W8

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Welcome to our beautiful Abbotsford campus. Western Community College has 46 programs designed to meet the current needs of the market and to provide students with an affordable, high-quality education.

South Surrey, BC

Unit 204, 15850 24 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3Z 0G1

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Welcome to our South Surrey Campus! Western Community College’s South Surrey campus is for our Dental Assistants to practice their skills and to get the knowledge and training to pursue an exciting career opportunity.

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